Tero Kivelä addresses the audience of the Concordia Symposium at the 40th Nordic Ophthalmology Congress, August 24-28 in Helsinki, Finland. Professor Kivelä had arranged a session attended by representatives from SOE, EVER and EBO. Stefan Seregard, President of SOE spoke on the significance of the SOE Education Grants. Applications can still be submitted via the
At the recent SOE Board Meeting members voted for the Charamis Medal to be awarded to Ioannis Pallikaris, Greece. The medal is given by the Hellenic Ophthalmological Society every 4 years to a European ophthalmologist for their great achievement in the field of ophthalmic surgery. The Charamis Medal has previously been awarded to: R. Collin,
At the recent SOE Board Meeting it was announced that the current Treasurer Prof. Jonasson would be standing down from the position. Therefore it was necessary to elect a new Treasurer. Dr. de Faber of The Netherlands was unaniomously voted in. The President welcomed Dr. de Faber to the Executive Committee and thanked Prof.Jonasson for his service to
At the recent SOE Board meeting in Reykjavik the SOE YO’s and the EULDP programme were describe by the President as ‘hard working and integral to SOE’. In light of their considerable work and importance to the society both organisations were elected as Associated Organisations with a representative to attend all future Board Meetings. As Director of the
Stefan Seregard the President of SOE was delighted to be invited to give a series of talks at the Curso Meeting of the Argentine Society of Ophthalmology (SAO), held in Buenos Aires, Argentina July 2012. His talks were well recieved and he was most appreciative of the warm welcome he received.